NHPRC Funding in trouble

House Bill Would Repeal NHPRC

Rep. Jason Chaffetz  (R-UT3) introduced on July 14 H.R. 2531-Stop Wasting Archive Grants Act of 2011, which would repeal the National Historical Publications and Records Commission. Read the bill text here. SAA is collaborating with other archives organizations to determine next steps in advocating against the proposed legislation.  Here is a little more from the representative’s own page – http://chaffetz.house.gov/press-releases/2010/07/rep-chaffetz-introduces-bill-stop-wasting-archives-grants.shtml.